John McDonald papers 1890-1999 1945-1997


John McDonald papers 1890-1999 1945-1997

The John McDonald Papers consist of correspondence,manuscripts, and research materials related to McDonald's published writings onthe practice and history of American business, management, game theory, andfishing. Also in the collection are files of his personal correspondence,papers documenting his political, social, and professional involvements, andmaterial collected for works of fiction and non-fiction planned but neverwritten.

55 boxes (incl. 9 oversize boxes); 45.96 linear feet


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